Plant of the Month 2017
Site: Sun or partial shade
Common names: Hortensia
*To keep a blue hydrangea blue, bury rusty nails and screws in a very large planting hole and back fill with ericaceous compost.
*Plant in a container of ericaceous compost, replacing the top inch or so each year with fresh ericaceous compost.
*Water with rainwater as tap water contains lime.